Research Highlights

Researcher’s New Book Explores Symbolism of Fourth of July and Other American Holidays

Researcher’s New Book Explores Symbolism of Fourth of July and Other American Holidays

Rutgers–Camden researcher Cindy Dell Clark explores the oft-ignored cultural symbols of holidays in her eye- and ear-opening new book All Together Now: American Holiday Symbolism Among Children and Adults (Rutgers University Press, 2019).

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Sociologist’s Book Highlights Experiences of Interracial Couples and the Meanings They Give to Race and Ethnicity

Sociologist’s Book Highlights Experiences of Interracial Couples and the Meanings They Give to Race and Ethnicity

Researcher Chinyere Osuji’s new book highlights experiences of interracial couples and the meanings that they give to race and ethnicity

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Female Adolescents are More Vulnerable to Bullying than Male Youths, Says Rutgers University‒Camden Nursing Researcher

Female Adolescents are More Vulnerable to Bullying than Male Youths, Says Rutgers University‒Camden Nursing Researcher

Girls are more often bullied than boys, and are also more likely to consider, plan, or attempt suicide compared with boys.

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New Tools Needed to Detect Depression in African American Mothers, says Rutgers University‒Camden Nursing Researcher

New Tools Needed to Detect Depression in African American Mothers, says Rutgers University‒Camden Nursing Researcher

Rahshida Atkins says screening methods that take context and culture into consideration could be more effective in uncovering clinical depression.

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Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

Ph.D. student Michelle Lyttle Storrod, a recognized authority on gang violence and prevention in her native Great Britain, is currently focusing her dissertation research on the impact and influence of social media platforms and mobile devices on street gangs and other forms of extremism.

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